This name is a synonym of Ranunculus pedatifidus subsp. affinis (R.Br.) Hultén.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Rhodora 19: 138 1917.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:217530-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2528829, and has not been changed.